DIM Star

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March DIM Star: Updated Bathroom

It doesn't take much to convert a 1970s bathroom into one for the new millennium.

February DIM Star: Craftsman End Table

This DIYer used a magazine tutorial to construct a craftsman-style end table.

January DIM Star: Copper Pipe Pot Rack

This DIYer made use of a common home improvement material in a unconventional way.

Terms of the Trade: What Is a Beam?

Beams support heavy loads in the absence of walls and transfer the weight elsewhere.

November DIM Star: Retail Mirror Replica

This ingenious DIYer saw a mirror retailing for $800, and knew she could recreate it for less. In fact, her total cost was only $100!

May DIM Star: Backyard Pergola

Check out this month's DIY star, and learn how to make your own backyard pergola!

November DIM Star: Mosaic Tile Front Porch

This DIYer let his artistic side out.

October DIM Star: Stair Upgrade

This DIYer replaced their stair carpeting with hard wood.

July DIM Star: Deck Replacement

July's DIM Star Award goes to a couple who built their own deck

June DIM Star: Sanded Pine Floors

These DIYers sanded and resealed the floors in their 100-year-old house.

March DIM Star: Concrete Waterfall

Check out what this month's DIM Star did to earn the honor

January DIM Star: DIY Residential Micro Hydro Power System

Every month we choose the best DIM project to highlight from reader submissions. This month's choice: A hydro power system.